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Community Colleges for Democracy: Aligning Civic and Community Engagement with Institutional Priorities
This publication from Campus Compact presents a set of contemporary case studies examining how civic engagement and learning at community colleges can be leveraged to advance institutional effectiveness, college completion, and student success. Edited by Verdis L. Robinson and Clayton A. Hurd, this book is available from Campus Compact as a download or in hard copy. Community colleges, as local institutions, are an essential part of the American landscape of higher education, playing key roles to democratize it and to provide more people access to upward mobility. At the same time, community colleges are especially well positioned to provide benefits for the larger…
Campus Compact has made available video recordings from a virtual symposium, “Anti-Racist Community-Engaged Learning: Principles, Practices, and Pedagogy.” Held in February 2022, the symposium explored topics such as principles of anti-racist pedagogy, voices from the field, and creating an anti-racist community of practice. The symposium was sponsored by Campus Compact, the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, Salem State University, Worcester State University, Fitchburg State University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. View the recorded sessions.
This Knowledge Hub from Campus Compact allows students to delve deeper and enrich their service-learning experience by looking at larger issues, beginning with the question of “Why.” Why are these communities in need? Why are these communities similar in demographics regardless of where they are located across the country? Why have the needs been consistent for several decades? Asking these questions gives students the opportunity to understand the power dynamics within the communities they seek to serve. This element of asking difficult questions magnifies the service-learning experience and enables them to develop a critical lens and a sense of civic…
Peer-reviewed publishing of service-learning and community-engaged scholarship is challenging for a number of reasons. These include competing academic responsibilities, dedication to work-life balance, limited collegial support and mentoring, professional isolation, and lack of knowledge about where and how to publish service-learning and community-engaged scholarship. This Campus Compact Knowledge Hub provides an overview of interdisciplinary community-engagement journals dedicated to publishing rigorously reviewed scholarship. It also includes journal articles on the best practices for publishing this kind of scholarship and highlights national organizations that host special sessions on publishing service-learning or community-engaged scholarship. Finally, it offers book publishing houses and presses that…
Below you will find definitions to help understand and educate professionals interested in service-learning, civic engagement and the scholarship of engagement. What is Service-Learning? Service-learning means a method under which students learn and develop through thoughtfully organized service that: is conducted in and meets the needs of a community and is coordinated with an institution of higher education and with the community; helps foster civic responsibility; is integrated into and enhances the academic curriculum of the students enrolled; and includes structured time for students to reflect on the service experience. American Association for Higher Education (AAHE): Series on Service-Learning in…
This toolkit assembles resources from a statewide symposium, Project Inclusion New Hampshire: Assessing and Enacting a Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity on Campus. The symposium, held in June 2016, explored strategies for making higher education more inclusive in ways that benefit all members of the campus community. Project Inclusion was made possible through support from the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America, N. A., Trustee. Documentation of the materials found on this page was made possible through the generous support of the New Hampshire Endowment for Health.
To plan for future action, it’s important to understand your starting point. This entails a self-assessment of engagement across a variety to indicators, putting tracking and monitoring into place, and utilizing national data and trends to inform future practice. An institutional self-assessment will include a comprehensive examination of the following themes and best practices of an engaged campus: institutional culture, curriculum and pedagogy, faculty roles and rewards, mechanisms and resources, and community-campus exchange. One of a wide range of Knowledge Hubs developed by Campus Compact, Institutional Assessment offers a variety of resources to support self-assessment, tracking and monitoring, and the…
One of a wide range of Knowledge Hubs from Campus Compact, Engaged Research offers a vetted list of suggested readings and other useful resources on methods and principles for engaging in ethical and reciprocal research with communities.
In times of hardship it is critical to come together and support each other and those in need. New Hampshire’s colleges and universities are doing just that. Initiatives to support communities during Covid-19 range from providing essential medical equipment to designing and producing masks to organizing food drives and donations. If you know of a higher education institution doing work that is not listed here, please share with CCNH staff so we can highlight the incredible work being done by NH institutions in their local communities.Great Bay Community College is working to meet the needs of students at risk of…
Information on staying an engaged campus in the midst of COVID-19. Resources gathered from around the country.
In this podcast, Marisol Morales, vice president for network leadership at the national office of Campus Compact, is joined by contributors from the Council of Europe’s publication, Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy. Guests include Ligia Deca, advisor to the president of Romania, Jon Alger, president of James Madison University and member of the Campus Compact Board of Directors, Sjur Bergan, head of the education department of the Council of Europe, and Ira Harkavy, associate vice president and founding director of the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania and chair…
In this episode, Andrew Seligsohn, president of Campus Compact, reflects on the outcome of the election and discusses the future of civic engagement among young people with Peter Levine, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs in Tufts University’s Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life.
The Queen City Students Serve initiative is in partnership with the following NH higher education institutions.Families in Transition-New Horizons Granite United Way Sleep In Heavenly Peace Hillsborough County Chapter Pass Along Project GEAR UP Manchester Big Brothers Big Sisters Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter Boys and Girls Club of Manchester The Granite YMCA Aimee Kereage Amiee is the Director of Community Impact at the Granite United Way. She partners often with the Manchester community on a multitude of issues. Since the pandemic her efforts have focused on making sure that families and students in the Manchester community were fed…
This knowledge hub provides resources and information for managing risk and ensuring safety in community-engaged learning experiences and campus-community partnerships.
A Research Brief for Higher Education By Debby Scire, EdD, Executive Director, Campus Compact for New Hampshire
Eric Mlyn returns to #CompactNationPod to talk with Andrew Seligsohn, President of Campus Compact, about the ongoing threat of Trumpism to higher education. Listen in for their reflections on the effect the Trump presidency had on our democracy and the role that higher education leaders might have played by not vocally condemning anti-democratic practices.
Campus Compact has assembled a broad database of service-learning syllabi from institutions across the country. Syllabi are searchable by discipline, institution type, service type, and issue area. These syllabi serve as models for incorporating community work into the curriculum in ways that meet community-identified needs while improving teaching and learning. You’ll find the searchable database of syllabi on the national Campus Compact website.
Marisol Morales, VP of Network Leadership, National Campus Compact, facilitated our diversity conversation. These are the slides from her presentation.
As part of our efforts to address student housing insecurity, Campus Compact created the Student Housing Insecurity Mapping Tool (SHIM Tool), which is included in this resource. This tool serves as an inventory of the resources, programs, and services that institutions can offer to students facing housing insecurity and homelessness. By publicizing the resources and supports available for students experiencing housing insecurity, colleges and universities can (1) destigmatize the experiences connected with student housing insecurity and homelessness, (2) create pathways and institutional procedures for colleges and universities to support students, and (3) allow students to access the available resources more…